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May 6, 2013

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FMH flower sale to benefit auxiliary

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Auxiliary will be hosting its annual flower sale beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 9, and continuing until the last flower or plant is sold.

All the flowers, including colorful plants and hanging baskets will be in the main front lobby of the hospital, 1850 State St., New Albany. Proceeds from this sale go toward all the many hospital projects of the auxiliary.

For further information about the sale, contact Karen Langdon at 812-948-6734.

JEFFERSONVILLE

Relay for Life craft event set

The First Christian Church Relay for Life Team is hosting its spring bazaar/craft show and vendor event to raise funds for cancer research.  

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the FCC Grace Center, 3209 Middle Road, Jeffersonville.  There will be more than 25 vendor booths, a 50/50 raffle, and a silent auction. Lots of craft, home, and personal items will be for sale.

Dogs welcome at local 5k

Southern Indiana Animal Rescue and the Jeffersonville Fire Department are hosting a a 5k run/walk called Fido’s 5k benefiting the Koko Project at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Overlook on Riverside Drive. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and if they bring their dog, they will receive a bandanna to wear.  

Preregistration is $20, day of is $25. For more information e-mail elizabethstarck@gmail.com

Oz expert to speak at library

The Jeffersonville Township Public Library will host Jamie Eiler from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, in celebration of the 110th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Eiler’s presentation, The Treasures of Oz, will consist of a show-and-tell of pieces from his own collection covering the anniversary decades of Oz. He will also hold a Q&A about the Oz phenomenon, covering everything from the book’s publication in 1900, the 1939 movie, Judy Garland’s death in 1969, to “Wicked,” and “Oz The Great and Powerful.”

Eiler, who lives in New Albany, used to own a business of Oz memorabilia associated with Ozworks. It was located in New Albany as well.

For more information about the program, call 812-285-5635, or visit jefflibrary.org

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